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BJP organises condolence meet for former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at condolence meet for late former Union Minister & BJP leader Sushma Swaraj. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Aug 13, 2019, 06.44 PM (IST) Edited By: Riya Gupta

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday organised a condolence meet to pay tribute to former External Affair Minister and BJP leader Sushma Swaraj.

The meet was organised at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and many other senior cabinet ministers and BJP leaders arrived to pay their respects.

Several other diplomats and leaders across the political spectrum are also expected to attend the event.

Watch: The remarkable political journey of Sushma Swaraj

Swaraj passed away on the night of August 6 following a cardiac arrest.

Thousands bid adieu to their beloved leader as she was cremated with full state honours.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and many other senior cabinet ministers and BJP leaders arrived to pay their respects.